International Regulatory Telecom and Safety Approval


Is country specific certification required or is CE/FCC approval sufficient?

  • At this time CE mark is sufficient.

What is the lead time to obtain type approval?

  • N/A

Are there any marking or logo requirements?

  • CE Mark

Is in country testing required or can we leverage existing FCC or CE test reports?

  • We can leverage your CE Mark test reports. Contact CSIA for more details.

What are the types of equipment that would require approval in this country?

  • Most products using telecom technology such as WIFI, Bluetooth, cellular and satellite.

Do I need an in country local representative or local certificate holder?

  • No.

Afghanistan updates:

April 2023

The Afghanistan Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (ATRA) is fully operational and is granting type approvals for all radio, telecom, and pure receivers (except for devices with DAB) without any restrictions. Here are the key details related to the approval process in Afghanistan:

Name of Authority: Afghanistan Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (ATRA)
Lead-time: 4 weeks
Validity: unlimited
Test Samples: No need for test samples
Labeling: Required

CSIA for more information on type approval in Afghanistan or other global market access needs.

As regulations change from time to time in many countries you should contact CSIA for up to date information.

CSIA can also provide supporting services should your company not be able to meet country specific requirements such as a local representative, local certificate holder, translating documents into the native language, etc. Contact CSIA at (503) 482-9289 or for all your FCC certification, CE certification, Industry Canada and International Approval needs.

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